Basic Site Details

Name: Edinburgh College of Art, Architecture Building
City or county: Edinburgh
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: To E of old building

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1College  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Lauriston Place  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 411 November 1960 Scheme acceptedin principal by Edinburgh Corp Planning Committee for extension to Art College for school of architecture; Royal Fine Art Commission to consider detailed plans per Builder p908
Item 2 of 41961 Build/construction 
Item 3 of 428 April 1961 Proposedarticle in the Edinburgh Architectural Association Year Book 1961 (No. 5) includes a plan and elevation drawings and a photograph of a model of the design per Builder p803
Item 4 of 4May 1962 Build/constructionConstruction to start in Summer for the extension of the Edinburgh College of Art to accomodate the entire schools of Architecture and Town Planning, also providing dinning and common room facilities.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1(Professor) Ralph CowanArchitectA1961  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John, McWilliam, Colin and Walker, David M1984Edinburgh (The Buildings of Scotland) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdpp258-9

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Builder11 November 1960  'Extension to Edinburgh College' p908
Item 2 of 3Builder28 April 1961  'Edinburgh Architectural Association: A Lively 1961 Year Book' p803
Item 3 of 3Builder11 May 1962  p974